mga driver not working in 7.0
raj at pandora.csub.edu
Wed Mar 15 16:25:20 PST 2006
On Wed, Mar 15, 2006 at 12:20:04PM -0500, starcycle at gmail.com wrote:
> i have a matrox G450 that stopped working with the mga driver under
> xorg 7.0.0, kernel v.220.127.116.11. i'm using the same kernel settings as
> with 6.8.x, but when i startx, the screen goes blank and the monitor
> light starts blinking, like in standby. i get two error messages about
> drm and mga_hal, but i don't really care about 3D, i only need it to
> work for 2D. i added two options to xorg.conf, and that stops the
> error messages, and the other options are basically the same as
> do i need to file a bug report, or has anyone else gotten the mga
> drivers to work under 7.0? for now i'm stuck using the vesa drivers,
> and it really sucks for video. the frames are dropping, it's using
> 100% cpu, and it's very choppy.
> thanks for any help
> xorg mailing list
> xorg at lists.freedesktop.org
I believe this is do to the mga_hal library being binary incompatible
with the 6.9/7.0 mga_drv.o. Matrox has not released a new one ATM.
Yay for binary drivers.
Russell A. Jackson <raj at csub.edu>
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